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SANTO DOMINGO — Point Guard Walter Hodge was born on September 21, 1986 in the Puerto Rican municipality of Guaynabo. Hodge wore the Virgin Islands’ jersey and when he showed off his tattoos during a FIBA photo session. The tattoos represent the places that he has been in the past,

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced the reopening of Christiansted National Historic Site and Buck Island Reef National Monument on the island of St. Croix and Trunk Bay Beach at Virgin Islands National Park on the island of St. John this week. The

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DETROIT — Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open. Looking like a savvy winner, instead of a journeyman, he picked apart

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CHRISTIANSTED — Community Music Inc will  again sponsor  a free  Jazz in the Park concert tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m, at the Bandstand at Christiansted National Historic Site. Music will be provided by the Eddie Russell Band. “It’s been a long  hard road for many of us and music

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MASTER PITCHER: Rooney Williams of Gallows Bay describes one of the scenes from his life in baseball. CHRISTIANSTED — Someday you might see Rooney Williams sitting at Seaside Market & Deli eating breakfast. Williams wears blue jeans, a white t-shirt, dark sunglasses (he needs cataract surgery) and has a little

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The commissioner of tourism admitted that the government pushed to get St. Thomas ready ahead of St. John and St. Croix to try to protect its biggest NGO industry –tourism. Beverly Nicholson-Doty told Travel Agent in a recent interview that St. Thomas got priority to give the territory a

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ART IMITATES LIFE: Lin Miranda of Puerto Rico stars in the hit play “Hamilton” on Broadway in New York. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton is one of the most historically-significant persons ever to live in St. Croix. Hamilton is co-author of “The Federalist Papers.” CHRISTIANSTED — Amidst reports that ‘Hamilton’ creator,

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WILL MAKE US PROUD: MISS UNIVERSE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR 2017: ESONICA VEIRA CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Esonica Veira will represent the Virgin Islands at the Miss Universe pageant late this month in Las Vegas. Veira has been a top model in St. Thomas since nine years of age, beginning with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s time to wait in line for your free food stamps! That’s because … President Donald Trump’s declarations for Hurricanes Irma and Maria apply to the territory as a disaster area. Additionally, Trump must also declare “Individual Assistance” for the disaster area. This gives authority to the

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DISASTER EFFECTS: King Street in Christiansted in front of the Florence Williams Library after Hurricane Maria. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said the libraries on St. Thomas and St. Croix are now open. The Charles Turnbull Regional Library on St. Thomas and the Florence

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